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Colin Fitz Lives! (1997)

Colin Fitz (original title)
R | | Comedy | 1997 (USA)
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Two security guards, Paul and Grady, are hired to guard the grave of dead rock legend, Colin Fitz. Through the course of one bizarre night, these two opposites learn a lot about life, death, and the magic of Colin Fitz.

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Robert Bella

Writer:

Tom Morrissey
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Cast

Credited cast:
John C. McGinley ... Groundskeeper
Matt McGrath ... Paul
William H. Macy ... Mr. O'Day
Andy Fowle Andy Fowle ... Grady
Julianne Phillips ... Justice Fitz
Robert Bella ... Pepe
Will McCormack ... Todd
Erik Jensen ... Dean
Martha Plimpton ... Ann
Mary McCormack ... Moira
Chris Bauer ... Tony Baby Shark
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ajax Ajax ... The Dog
Casper Andreas ... Mats (as Casper Andreasson)
Julie Auerbach Julie Auerbach ... Neck-brace Fan (as Julie Hess)
Craig Collington Bator Craig Collington Bator ... Fan
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Two security guards, Paul and Grady, are hired to guard the grave of dead rock legend, Colin Fitz. Through the course of one bizarre night, these two opposites learn a lot about life, death, and the magic of Colin Fitz.

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A comedy about love, death and rock 'n roll.

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Comedy

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Colin Fitz Lives! See more »

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Ultra Stereo

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Color
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The Best Film Never Released
12 March 2004 | by KM_391See all my reviews

I saw Colin Fitz at the Long Island Film Festival in 1997, and have been waiting ever since to see it again. This film is a perfect example of all that is wrong with the film business -- not because there's anything wrong with the movie. The problem is that this film should have been a big hit, but was never even released. I understand there was a legal battle involving the film that hampered efforts to get distribution, but I don't think that was the only problem. I believe that no distributor was willing to sign on because they didn't know how to sell a film about two guys spending the night in a cemetery. How about this: "This is a great, intelligent, well-acted, hilarious movie. You'll love it!" But unfortunately, it had no big stars, and no explosions, and you couldn't sum up the story in three words, so it was left to die alone. How sad. If you ever have the chance to see this movie, by all means do so. You will not be disappointed.


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